Shri V K Sharma

Shri V K Sharma

V.K. Sharma Executive Director(Retired)
Reserve Bank of India
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A B.Sc. in Physics, Pure and Applied Mathematics and an M.Sc. in Physics, he holds an Advanced Studies Certificate in International Economic Policy Research from Kiel Institute of World Economics, Kiel, Germany and is recipient of the prestigious Lord Aldington Banking Research Fellowship and the first RBI Golden Jubilee scholarship for pursuing research and advanced studies abroad .

He has had excellent and versatile performance track-record with strong action, outcome, result and delivery orientation in policy making and execution.

Mr. Sharma has formidable credentials in Financial and Derivatives Analytics and Risk Diagnostics & Risk Management Solutions

Several of his research papers, articles and speeches, including the one on Eurozone crisis, delivered at European Parliament in Brussels, have been published in leading business newspapers, prestigious journals like London's Central Banking and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Reviews and one on irresponsible and half-baked financial innovations ,titled Derivatiff , was covered by The Economist of London in its issue dated 16 February 2013 . Besides, April-June 2015 issue of Vikalpa of IIM . Ahmedabad, carried his paper " The Challenge of Financial Leverage in Modern Banking " .

As Executive Director , Mr Sharma served as Chairman/Member/Director of several important Committees/ Working Groups/Governing Boards/Councils/Bank Boards and represented RBI in various prestigious national and international fora.

After retirement , Mr Sharma was also appointed by Government of India Chairman of the Working Group on Common Clearing for Commodity Exchanges . Mr Sharma has also been a guest speaker at management institutes including IIMs .

He is currently on the Academic Advisory Board of MIT World Peace University 's School of Economics, Pune and also an Independent Director on the Board of Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd . He also served as an Independent Director on the boards of Firstsource Solutions Ltd, Indian Commodity Exchange Ltd, Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd and Titagarh Wagons Ltd . While in service in the RBI ,he also served on the boards of Allahabad Bank , Punjab National Bank and EXIM ( Export Import Bank of India ) as RBI Nominee Director. Mr Sharma has successfully qualified the Online Proficiency Self Assessment Test for Independent Director’s Databank of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Corporate Affairs , Government of India .